Signal ignores proxy censorship vulnerability, bans researchers

Signal, an end-to-end encrypted messaging platform was recently blocked by the Iranian government.

To help its users bypass censorship in Iran, the company suggested a TLS proxy workaround.

However, multiple researchers have now discovered flaws in the workaround that can let a censor or government authority probe into Signal TLS proxies, rendering these protections moot and potentially bringing repercussions for Signal users located in repressive regimes.

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Source: Bleeping Computer